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article From Meditating to Scheduling Self-Care on Her Calendar, Here's How Paula Abdul Gets Performance-Ready (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Paula Abdul kicked off her new Las Vegas residency “Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl” at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino on August 13 and she...
article The legend of ‘Spittin’ Jerry (8/19/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- To call “Spittin’ ” Jerry Kaczmarek one of the best to ever play a now-vanished type of pinball game known as a bingo machine is to do...
article Psycho Las Vegas brings the noise to Mandalay Bay (8/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- When Psycho Las Vegas lost its Saturday-night headliner, Megadeth, just two months before the festival, organizers Evan Hagen and Ronnie Exley didn’...
article Remembering Treasure Island’s pirate show on Las Vegas Strip (8/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been more than 16 years since the last pirate-themed show outside of TI, then Treasure Island, on the Las Vegas Strip. The original, family-...
article Palace Station, Palms renovations attracting tourists, locals (8/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Red Rock Resorts’ executives are confident renovation projects at Palace Station and the Palms will pay off. Steve Cootey, executive vice president and...
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MGM Springfield

article Looking ahead at future entertainment at MGM Springfield (8/23/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Some of the biggest announcements to come out of MGM Springfield over the last year have been the concerts. Who's performing where? Is it at the...
article Jamie Kennedy to play 4 shows prior New Year’s Eve at MGM Springfield (8/14/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Actor-comedian Jamie Kennedy has been booked for four performances at MGM Springfield before New Year’s Eve. Kennedy landed his big break when...
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Joy Harjo

article The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate on How Poetry Can Counter Hate (8/22/2019)
(USA) -- Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, tells TIME about her new book, ‘An American Sunrise,’ and the state of poetry.
article BOOK: The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate on How Poetry Can Counter Hate (8/22/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, tells TIME about her new book, ‘An American Sunrise,’ and the state of poetry.
article In 'An American Sunrise,' Joy Harjo Speaks With A Timeless Compassion (8/14/2019)
(New Mexico) -- There is occasional confusion about the nature of the United States poet laureateship: The selection of laureate has nothing to do with the president.
article Joy Harjo’s New Poetry Collection Brings Native Issues to the Forefront (8/13/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Seeing Joy Harjo perform live is a transformational experience. The internationally acclaimed performer and poet of the Muscogee (Mvskoke)/Creek...
article Joy Harjo’s stunning new collection and other best poetry collections this month (8/13/2019)
(Indian Country) -- If you read only one book of poems this summer, make it “An American Sunrise” (Norton) by Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be...
article REVIEW: 'An American Sunrise' review: Poet laureate Joy Harjo is an ideal voice for our time (8/11/2019)
(New York) -- In June, Joy Harjo was named the next poet laureate of the United States. While she doesn’t take up the position until October, her new collection,...
article First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Shares a Poem From Her New Book (8/5/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Joy Harjo is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and a two-time American Book Award winner, mostly recently for her memoir, Crazy Brave. She is a...
article Arts Scene: Joy Harjo releases new volume of poetry; 'Oh, Tulsa!' exhibit opens (8/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Joy Harjo, who earlier this year was announced as the next U.S. Poet Laureate, will mark the release of her latest book of poetry, “An American Sunrise,”...
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Seneca Niagara

article Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino to welcome 19th annual Native American Music Awards, Wayne Brady, Mickie James (8/20/2019)
(New York) -- The stars will shine at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino when the Seneca Niagara Event Center welcomes the 19th annual Native American Music Awards at 7...
article Smiles at MC Hammer outside Seneca Niagara Casino (8/17/2019)
(New York) -- MC Hammer's House Party is quite the whirlwind of personalities, with Sir Mix-a-Lot and Sisqo in tow when Hammertime took over the outdoor venue of...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Inside Aerosmith’s bizarre little New Jersey concert: review (8/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- First, a reality check: The fact that Aerosmith still performs at all, after 50 years on stage — and enough drugs smoked, snorted, shot and...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock to salute heroes in September (8/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that they will be presenting a “Celebrate America Parade,” a salute to heroes...
article "One of a Kind!" Frankie Valli LIVE! at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (8/16/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Strolling the Atlantic City, NJ boardwalk this Friday, August 2, 2019 evening, visitors can see the blue Atlantic and smell the salt air as they hear...
article Exploring The Legacy Of Elvis Presley (8/16/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Friday marks the 42nd anniversary of the death of music legend Elvis Presley. Last year, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson spoke to Eugene Jarecki,...
press release Jo Koy brings comedy tour to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa (8/16/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Stand-up sensation Jo Koy launches his “Just Kidding World Tour” and makes a stop at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Tulsa on 9...
press release All Star Performers Share Their Dominican Republic Experience at Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana (8/9/2019)
(Dominican Republic) -- American Idol & Dancing with the Stars performers at the Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana share their experience of living and performing in the...
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Navajo Nation

article NAC: Music Maker: Def-i (8/15/2019)
(Arizona) -- Navajo MC Def-i is out with his fifth album, “Dream Trails.” The musical project opens with a cinematic sound that quickly accelerates with the...
article Netflix doc examines Navajo Nation hoops dreams (8/13/2019)
(New Mexico) -- High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about “rez ball” — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of...
article Basketball Or Nothing: Where are the Chinle Wildcats now? Can they win state next season? (8/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- This summer, viewers were introduced to a new favourite sports team to root for when Basketball Or Nothing was dropped to Netflix on Friday, August 2nd. The...
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Shinnecock Tribe

article 'Daily Show with Trevor Noah' to feature digital billboard for Shinnecock Indian Nation (8/15/2019)
(New York) -- Comedy's Central's show "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' will feature the Shinnecock Indian Nation's digital billboard on Sunrise...
article Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' films segment about Shinnecock Nation's electronic billboards (8/15/2019)
(New York) -- Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" shot a segment Wednesday at one of the Shinnecock Indian Nation's electronic...
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Cherokee Nation

article Winners Announced for 24th Annual Cherokee Homecoming Art Show (8/14/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee National Historical Society announced the winners of the 24th Annual Cherokee Homecoming Art Show at an awards reception Friday night.
article Cherokee artist inspired by ‘Agitsi’ to fulfill dream (8/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- From an artistic family, Brandi Hines carries on the tradition by combining her Cherokee heritage with creativity to craft colorful stained-glass pieces...
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First Nations

article Paul McCartney Stunned By Teen Girl Video Surfacing (8/14/2019)
(North Canada) -- Paul McCartney was stunned by teen girl Emma Stevens’ viral video covering The Beatles classic “Blackbird” surfacing online, and he...
article Saddle Lake Cree Nation girl earns recognition from UNESCO (8/10/2019)
(Canada) -- Bella Morrisseau Whiskeyjack might only be nine years old but she is about to become a published author. Encouraged by a teacher to enter a speech...
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Mohegan Sun

article Nickelback, getting more metal with age, playing Mohegan Sun (8/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Success always comes at a cost. There are people lurking out there who want to snipe at artists for being popular. Canadian radio rockers Nickelback...
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Pechanga Casino

article Live and Bush will perform at Pechanga Resort Casino and here’s how to get tickets (8/14/2019)
(California) -- Two alternative rock bands that both put out big albums in 1994, Bush and Live, are on tour together and one of their next Southern California stops is...
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Pocahontas

article ‘Pocahontas’ Was Supposed to Be a Disney Crown Jewel – Here’s How It Failed (8/13/2019)
(USA) -- Revisiting the Renaissance is a bi-weekly series in which Josh Spiegel looks back at the history and making of the 13 films of the Disney Renaissance, released...
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Shawnee Tribe

article Thunderbird Casino mural showcases prominent Native Americans (8/13/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Norman residents that have driven by Thunderbird Casino in recent days likely noticed an addition to their outside scenery. The mural is painted near the...
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MMIW

article Temecula teen’s play tackles tough topic: kidnappings, killings of indigenous women and girls (8/12/2019)
(California) -- Menil, a young Cahuilla girl wearing a red dress, strums a guitar as she sings. A dark figure appears behind her. She screams and struggles as the...
article New mural at MSUB highlights missing and murdered indigenous women (8/11/2019)
(Montana) -- For the past three weeks, artist Terri Porta has been using spray paint to transform a wall at Montana State University Billings into a piece of art that...
article Mural in Santa Fe underscores violence against Indigenous women (8/10/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Cochiti artists and siblings Diego and Mateo Romero have painted a mural of Native American women outside Santa Fe’s Museum of Indian Arts and...
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Sports Leagues

article NFL Expands Partnership With Sportradar to Broaden Reach Into Future of Betting (8/12/2019)
(USA) -- On Monday, the National Football League expanded its partnership with one of the industry’s top sports data companies, Sportradar. The broadened deal...
article Facts about Allegiant Air, Las Vegas stadium’s naming rights partner (8/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- With Allegiant Air being chosen as the stadium naming rights partner of the Raiders’ $1.9 billion Las Vegas stadium, now is a good time to bring...
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Federal Recognition

article OP/ED: Indian Market’s exclusions are a pity (8/9/2019)
(New Mexico) -- American Indian artist Peggy Fontenot, a member of the Patawomeck tribe, makes a living by selling her black-and-white photography and intricate beadwork...
1 Article on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi launches annual Heart of Canal Street campaign (8/9/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino this week kicked off its annual Heart of Canal Street campaign, which will benefit 31 area children’s charitable...
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Tigua Tribe

article El Paso rock n' roll drummer returns home to raise money for shooting victims (8/9/2019)
(Texas) -- El Paso native and ‘Escape the Fate' drummer Robert Ortiz is returning to the Sun City for fundraising efforts. On Saturday, he plans to raise money...
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Cultural Appropriation

article Exhibition of First Nations headdresses explores issues of diversity and cultural appropriation (8/7/2019)
(Montreal) -- Tahatie Montour has been making traditional Haudenosaunee headdresses for over a decade and says his skills could transfer to another profession. "A...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Jamey Johnson set to Kick-off Poarch Band of Creek Indians Alabama 200 Native Concert Series in Montgomery (8/7/2019)
(Alabama) -- Alabama born artist Jamey Johnson, with special guest Whatley & Co., is coming home to Alabama to kick-off the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Alabama...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

article Casinos, Hotels & Frank Sinatra: The History of Caesars Entertainment (8/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Are you not entertained!? Two cabana motel owners and a vision of a hotel where the atmosphere would make everyone staying feel like a Caesar. Jay Sarno...
1 Article on this Issue

Crow Tribe

article Crow Fair Celebration Powwow and Rodeo 2019 (8/4/2019)
(Montana) -- Attracting more than 50,000 spectators and participants from around the world and named one of the biggest powwows in the country, by the Apsáalooke people...
1 Article on this Issue

Hopi Tribe

article Painting the sacred: Hopi painter finds his way back to art, culture (8/4/2019)
(Arizona) -- As the Museum Fire tore at the Peaks, the little boy asked his mother where the katsinas, spirit beings considered very important in Hopi culture, were...
1 Article on this Issue

LGBTQ

article MTV’s Catfish 'Native American Love Story' getting considerable backlash (8/3/2019)
(Arizona) -- MTV released it’s latest season seven episode of a “Native American Love Story” in which a Navajo woman and single mother Shirlene was led...
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Other News

article 'It brings so much joy to me': Students become teachers at Iqaluit Music Camp (8/24/2019)
(North Canada) -- Naiome Eegeesiak was six years old when she first saw somebody play the fiddle, and told her mom, "I want to do that." The next summer,...
article Santa Fe photographer captures daily life of isolated Mexican indigenous tribe (8/24/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The cacophony of flutes and drums hypnotizes as the Cora people do battle dotted and striped in the black and white of Holy Week. The spice of incense...
article A Potter On His One-Of-A-Kind UNM Class (8/23/2019)
(New Mexico) -- There's a unique class available in UNM's 2019 catalog. Introduction to Pueblo Pottery (Studio Arts 389) focuses on "gathering raw materials...
article Photographer Adam Sings In The Timber Wants To Change The Way You See Native America (8/23/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Crow Fair is unlike any other Powwow in the world. For one, horses and their riders have the right of way on roads throughout the Powwow grounds. It also...
article Wabanaki artists honored at largest Native American art show in the world (8/23/2019)
(Maine) -- Wabanaki artists took home an array of honors at this year’s Santa Fe Indian Market, held last weekend in New Mexico, with one Passamaquoddy artist...
article AUDIO: New Exhibit Displays Dozens Of Indigenous Maps From 16th Century Mexico (8/23/2019)
(Mexico) -- An exhibition in Austin, Texas, displays maps from 16th century Mexico. They were created by indigenous peoples to help Spanish invaders map occupied lands....
article Storming Area 51 started as a joke. But it’s a mystery as to how many will show up (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It was supposed to be a fun joke. Create an event on Facebook that was so absurd, everyone would have a laugh, share a meme and then move on with their...
article The George Washington murals were meant to make viewers uncomfortable (8/22/2019)
(Washington) -- At the height of the Great Depression, a Russian artist was paid by the US government to paint a series of murals in a San Francisco high school. The 1,...
article Cree rapper Hellnback opens up about kidney disease diagnosis (8/22/2019)
(Winnipeg) -- As one of the first Indigenous rappers to get on MuchMusic, Karmen Omeasoo aka Hellnback has blazed a trail in the music industry by rapping about the...
article Sculptor Edmonia Lewis Shattered Gender and Race Expectations in 19th-Century America (8/22/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Kidnapped, beaten and left to die, Edmonia Lewis, a talented artist with both African and Native-American ancestry, refused to abandon her dreams....
article At the Santa Fe Indian Market, Tradition and Innovation Collide (8/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Santa Fe Indian Market in New Mexico has served as a creative hub for indigenous artists from a variety of tribes across North America to sell their...
article NAC: Radio’s enduring connection (8/22/2019)
(Indian Country) -- It’s National Radio Day and we’re celebrating by highlighting a small sample of the radio stations that maintain an important place in...
article Squamish Nation weavers part of Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency (8/22/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Each stitch dips into the past. Each stitch holds the future. Chepximiya Siyam’ Janice George’s love of weaving began when she looked at a photo...
article Swinomish Indie Rocker Black Belt Eagle Scout on How to Do Indigenous Land Acknowledgement the Right Way (8/22/2019)
(Washington) -- Scroll all the way down on the Seattle Art Museum’s website and you’ll find the following line: “The Seattle Art Museum acknowledges...
article Women’s perspective gives new look to cinema showcase (8/22/2019)
(Arizona) -- It was clear that something had changed at the Santa Fe Indian Market’s Native Cinema Showcase. The selected films didn’t look through the lens...
article At the Santa Fe Indian Market, Tradition and Innovation Collide (8/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Santa Fe Indian Market in New Mexico has served as a creative hub for indigenous artists from a variety of tribes across North America to sell their...
article Tura To Transport The Kimberleys To Victoria ACT And NSW (8/22/2019)
(Australia) -- Tura New Music (WA) will take its highly acclaimed Kimberley Echoes to Victoria, ACT and NSW in November and December, the result of 5 years of...
article Casino gets last laugh (8/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- In 1972, a fledgling comedy team from South Dakota performed for the first time at the Lounge inside the Commercial Hotel and Casino. Williams & Ree,...
article Alice Walker Defends George Washington Murals (8/21/2019)
(California) -- Alice Walker has entered the fray over New Deal-era murals at a public school in San Francisco that depict George Washington at Mount Vernon with black...
article This Native American artist should have been a household name. But he died at 31. (8/21/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- What if he had 30, or 50 more years? The question that haunts the work of Mozart, Keats and Basquiat also makes the work of T.C. Cannon seem, at...

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